The publications contained here are previously published histories of Illinois Wesleyan University. Additional sources may be found through the IWU Historical Research page or by requesting help through the University Archives.
The Ames Library faculty and staff are dedicated to serving the scholarly needs of the Illinois Wesleyan University community. Strong print and online collections support and enhance the university curriculum by providing access to resources from around the world to assist in student and faculty research.
Library faculty promote information literacy by teaching the use of the tools of scholarship, both in the classroom and engaging one-on-one with students. In keeping with the mission of Illinois Wesleyan University, The Ames Library fosters inquiry and the pursuit of knowledge, intellectual and ethical integrity, excellence in teaching and learning, and respect for diverse points of view.
The Ames Library opened in January 2002 and is named in honor of B. Charles Ames and Joyce Eichhorn Ames. For more information please visit the library’s web page, http://www.iwu.edu/library/.